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Garlic Chili Cheese Dip

I would often make this delicious dip as an after-school snack for my children. They're now grown but still enjoy this easy-to-make treat.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
  • Makes
    5 cups


  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 can (15 ounces) chili without beans
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped green onions
  • 4 to 8 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chilies
  • 1 can (16 ounces) refried beans
  • 1 cup shredded Mexican cheese blend
  • Breadsticks


  • In a small bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth. Spread into a greased microwave-safe 1-1/2-qt. dish. Layer with chili, onions, garlic, green chilies and refried beans. Sprinkle with cheese.
  • Microwave, uncovered, on high for 6-8 minutes until cheese is melted and edges are bubbly. Serve warm with breadsticks.
Nutrition Facts
2 tablespoons: 51 calories, 3g fat (2g saturated fat), 11mg cholesterol, 126mg sodium, 3g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.

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  • jms_surprise
    Apr 25, 2014

    Just had for lunch. instead of bread sticks we put inside of tortilla and wrapped and served with sour cream, yummmm

  • lurky27
    Oct 19, 2010

    This recipe totally lacked flavor. Bummer!~ Theresa

  • sunflower53
    Mar 28, 2010